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Sales Game Changers | Tips from Successful Sales Leaders

May 14, 2018

This is episode 073.

Find the complete transcript on the Sales Game Changers Podcast website.

RICK'S CLOSING TIP TO EMERGING SALES LEADERS: "You've got to stay focused and most of all you have to believe in yourself. At the end of the day, you can be your worst enemy or the best person to get you to where you want to go if you believe, and if we all believe and we believe that we can make a difference, we can achieve great things, we can help others achieve great things. Then you'll have a very successful sales career and a professional, personal career too."

Rick Simmons is a college football Hall-of-Famer, who has used his experience learned during his football career as a foundation in building a successful sales career.

He has more than 30 years of technology sales experience and has held various sales leadership positions in some of the world's greatest technology companies including Digital Equipment Corporation, Apple Computer, Silicon Graphics, Oracle and Brocade Communications.

During his career, he has consistently been in the top 10% of sales performers, he's received numerous awards during career, his career including rep of the year, executive of the year and has participated in over 25 president club awards for sales excellence.

Rick attended Bowie State University where he played football and participated in an NFL combine after his senior year. He was the first minority individual inductee into the sports hall of fame at Bowie State. Rick completed his BS degree in business management eventually from the University of Maryland.

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